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Patrick Wey | Defenseman

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (24) / 3/21/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 200
College: Boston College
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Patrick Wey has decided to retire because he has been unable to recover from "back-to-back concussions."
Wey was selected 115th overall in 2009 by Washington, and saw just nine games in the NHL with three points and one fight. That fight was with then-Nashville Predator Rich Clune on March 30th, 2014. The next concussion came from a high hit by Jay Rosehill seven months later. Still just 24-years-old, Wey will "pursue educational interests." Jun 30 - 6:27 PM

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Patrick Wey left Friday's AHL game after taking an elbow to the head in the second period.

Wey has had concussion problems in the past with the most recent coming in March as he was injured during a fight with Richard Clune, an incident in which he was forced to miss over a month. Stay tuned.
Sat, Oct 25, 2014 10:54:00 AM

The Washington Capitals have sent Patrick Wey to Hershey of the AHL.

Wey had three assists in nine games with the Capitals last season and should get another cup of coffee with the club this season.
Sat, Oct 4, 2014 10:42:00 AM

Patrick Wey is dealing with a head injury.

Wey has three assists in nine games with Washington. He was hurt during a fight with Rich Clune on Sunday.
Tue, Apr 1, 2014 03:22:00 PM

Patrick Wey has been summoned from the minors.

He has two assists in three games with the Capitals this season.
Mon, Mar 17, 2014 05:35:00 PM

Patrick Wey has been promoted by the Washington Capitals.

Wey has two assists in three games with Washington in 2013-14. Although those are decent numbers given the small sample size, we wouldn't count on Wey doing much offensively for the rest of the season.
Tue, Mar 11, 2014 11:36:00 AM

Patrick Wey was reassigned to the AHL and will join the Hershey Bears.

Wey had a nice go with the Caps in his first three career games, scoring two points and owning a plus four rating. He might have earned himself another call up after the Olympic break.
Sun, Feb 9, 2014 06:02:00 PM

Patrick Wey has been called up by Washington.

He's expected to play in his second career NHL game on Thursday night. Wey made his debut with the Capitals on Dec. 7.
Thu, Feb 6, 2014 01:15:00 PM

The Washington Capitals have sent Patrick Wey to the minors.

Wey made his NHL debut on Saturday. He has a goal and three points in seven AHL contests in 2013-14.
Tue, Dec 10, 2013 01:58:00 PM

Patrick Wey played 13:36 minutes in his NHL debut on Saturday.

The rookie was very nervous to start the game as coach Adam Oates said he handled the puck like it was a 'foreign object' early on before he relaxed. Wey had a hit, blocked shot and one shot on goal. He was selected 115th overall in the 2009 Draft.
Sun, Dec 8, 2013 10:40:00 AM

Patrick Wey will make his NHL debut Saturday night.

He will be the 12th blueliner to suit up in a game for the Capitals this season and will play alongside Dmitry Orlov. The pairing may not see much action against Nashville due to their inexperience.
Sat, Dec 7, 2013 02:56:00 PM

Washington has summoned Patrick Wey from AHL Hershey.

He has split time with Hershey and the Reading Royals of the ECHL this campaign.
Thu, Dec 5, 2013 12:16:00 PM

Patrick Wey has agreed to a two-year, entry-level contract with the Washington Capitals.

The deal will start with the 2013-14 campaign. Wey has 13 points and 54 penalty minutes in 37 games with Boston College this season. Washington took him with the 115th overall pick in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.
Fri, Apr 5, 2013 04:10:00 PM

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4Tom Wilson
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3Brooks Orpik
4Karl Alzner
5Tim Gleason
6Nate Schmidt
7Dmitry Orlov
8Taylor Chorney
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2Justin Peters
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